Hixson First Baptist Celebrates 90th Anniversary This Sunday

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The 90th anniversary of Hixson First Baptist Church, 5800 Grubb Road, will be celebrated this Sunday, with a service beginning at 10:45 a.m., followed by lunch by reservation. Wednesday worship begins with a light meal at 5, family worship at 6:05 and prayer and Bible study for adults at 6:30 with programs for youth, children and preschool.
 
A free trip for adults to the VW Plant  will be this Tuesday, leaving the church at 9 a.m.

Silverdale Baptist Church Taking Over Ministries At St. Elmo Avenue Baptist Church

The Silverdale Baptist Church plans to acquire the St. Elmo Avenue Baptist Church and continue its various ministries. Closing on the transaction is set for next Monday. Membership at St. Elmo Avenue Baptist Church has dropped to about 30, and the church has been focusing on a variety of ministries. Those include prayer, widows and Hispanic outreach. The church facility ... (click for more)

May 31 Designated Family Emphasis Day At Middle Valley Church Of God

Sunday, the entire day will focus on the need to strengthen and encourage families at Middle Valley Church of God, 1703 Thrasher Pk. in Hixson.  Pastor Mitch McClure said, 'Our families must know that God loves them and is there for them always.  They must know that the church is a place that desires to make the family system stronger.  On Sunday we will lift up the ... (click for more)

Apartment Fire Leaves 2 Homeless Friday Evening

Chattanooga firefighters responded to an apartment fire just before  7 p.m. on Friday . Six fire companies responded to the fire, at 2709 Citico Ave. Battalion Chief Rick Sewell said heavy smoke was showing in Apartment 5 in Building B when the first firefighters arrived, and flames were shooting out a front window. Chief Sewell said the firefighters made an aggressive ... (click for more)

Fricks Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Cornerstone Community Bank In Dalton

Grady Wayne Fricks has pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges arising out of a scheme to defraud Cornerstone Community Bank in Dalton, Ga. “This defendant used his connection with a bank insider to obtain a fraudulently inflated loan,” said Acting U.S. Attorney John Horn. “Fricks’ ability to manipulate people to further his scheme left the bank and its stockholders shouldering ... (click for more)

Why The 2-Sided Sidewalk On Wide And Busy Highway 58?

I don’t know if it's the state or the city of Chattanooga that is spending a lot of money to build sidewalks and/or bike trails on Highway 58 (from Webb Road to Jersey Pike). We will have the finest walking/biking sidewalk that crosses at least a dozen businesses with heavy traffic and at best you have to cross six lanes of traffic to get to the other side to catch the sidewalk ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: City Limits Worry Dogs, Cats

If you are a dog or a cat in the Chattanooga area, it is very important to know exactly where the city limits are. You need to know that if a stray animal is rescued in the city, it is taken to one of the finest animal shelters in all of America. But if the errant pooch or tabby is found in Hamilton County – outside the city limits -- it is taken to arguably the worst animal facility ... (click for more)